By Margaret Feinberg
On your middle you are feeling the longing ---an vacancy that can't be chuffed by way of meals, or friendships, or leisure, or good fortune, or whatever this global can supply. in basic terms God can fill the void. greater than you recognize, you starvation for God. In Hungry for God, severely acclaimed writer Margaret Feinberg places you involved along with your wish for intimacy together with your writer and what it takes to discover success. Feinberg writes, 'The sound of his voice is religious nourishment, his voice a ceremonial dinner for my soul ---every syllable a delectable morsel, each expression flavored with love.' With infrequent perception into the Scriptures, human nature, and the center of God, Feinberg invitations you to find the ways that God speaks to you now not from the pinnacle of a few holy mountain, yet in the middle of your daily affairs. studying to listen to God's voice isn't as a lot a vacation spot because it is a trip, and if you happen to trip a long way sufficient, you'll end up abiding within the presence of God. Passionate, sincere, and full of knowledge and idea, Hungry for God might help you domesticate the holy intimacy your spirit craves.
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Extra resources for Hungry for God: Hearing God's Voice in the Ordinary and the Everyday
It is a love that is always available, without showiness or self-interest. The immutable simplicity of a good heart. EXERCISE Examining the causes of happiness Take a quiet moment alone and try to find out what really makes you happy. Is your happiness derived mainly from outer circumstances? How much of it is due to your state of mind and the way you experience the world? If happiness comes from outer circumstances, check how stable or fragile they are. If it is due to a state of mind, consider how you can further cultivate it.
But isn't that just a way of wrapping our habits up in a pretty package? It may be true that "expressing ourselves," giving free rein to our "natural" impulses, gives us momentary relief from our inner tensions, but we remain trapped in the endless circle of our usual habits. Such a lax attitude doesn't solve any serious problems, since in being ordinarily oneself, one remains ordinary. As the French philosopher Alain has written, "You don't need to be a sorcerer to cast a spell over yourself by saying 'This is how I am.
The immutable simplicity of a good heart. EXERCISE Examining the causes of happiness Take a quiet moment alone and try to find out what really makes you happy. Is your happiness derived mainly from outer circumstances? How much of it is due to your state of mind and the way you experience the world? If happiness comes from outer circumstances, check how stable or fragile they are. If it is due to a state of mind, consider how you can further cultivate it. 32 3 A Two-WAY MIRROR: LOOKING WITHIN, LOOKING WITHOUT Seeking happiness outside ourselves is like waiting for sunshine in a cave facing north.